Save our Youth Blog

New Leadership at Save Our Youth

Dear Friends of Save Our Youth, On behalf of the Save Our Youth Board of Directors, it is a privilege to announce Mr. Russel Dains as the new President & Chief Executive Officer of Save Our Youth. At the beginning of 2018, Luis Villarreal informed us of his desire to pass the baton onto a new leader. … Continued

Money in Mentoring

      Money can be a game-changer. The earlier it is introduced and the more of it in a relationship, the more potent it might well be. We have written elsewhere about power dynamics in mentoring, reminding you of just how influential mentors are (not merely “can be”) in the relationship. Well, money can … Continued

The Road to Cross-Cultural Connection

After twenty years in the business, we know well the challenges that arise within cross-generational, cross-cultural mentoring. As much as we think of our mentees as the ones learning and changing most, our staff and mentors often enter an entirely new world, especially given the great disparity in cultural backgrounds. Depending on where life has … Continued